U.S. President Donald Trump says some “very harmless folks” have been grilled in Robert Mueller‘s probe into Russian interference within the 2016 presidential election.
“They spent greater than $30 million, a whole lot of interviews of individuals, in some instances very harmless people who have been put by way of the ringer,” he mentioned of the investigation in an interview with Fox Information’ Sean Hannity Thursday.
“Tens of millions of doc pages, tens of millions and tens of millions of doc pages, and after that there was no collusion, there was no obstruction.”
Trump’s feedback come days after the primary particular person charged within the investigation, ex-campaign aide George Papadopoulos, utilized for a pardon.
U.S. Legal professional Basic William Barr launched a four-page abstract of particular counsel Mueller’s findings on Sunday. He mentioned Mueller discovered there was no collusion with the Russian authorities throughout the marketing campaign, however didn’t make a willpower on whether or not Trump dedicated obstruction of justice.
Key members of Trump’s circle, together with his son-in-law Jared Kushner and former strategist Steve Bannon, have been interviewed throughout the two-year probe.
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Over the course of the investigation, 34 folks have been charged, together with the president’s former marketing campaign chairman, Paul Manafort; his first nationwide safety adviser, Michael Flynn and three Russian corporations.
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